The Obamas Light the National Christmas Tree

Posted on December 3, 2009

President Barack Obama got some help lighting the National Christmas Tree. First lady Michelle Obama, first grandmother Robbins (or Mama Robbins as the president calls her) and daughters Malia and Sasha assisted with the annual tradition on Thursday. The president gave the countdown and the family pushed the button to turn on the lights for the tree. Michelle Obama read aloud from The Night Before Christmas. Take a look: